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DELIVERING RESULTS
Specialist building and construction law practice
Specialising in construction
Commercial approach = practical value
Early resolution specialists
Saving you time, money and hassle

Construction Law Specialists

Our PRACTICE AREAS

At Batch Mewing Lawyers, we specialise in accelerating the resolution of disputes without any compromise in result or settlement – saving you time, money and hassle.

Security of payment

Batch Mewing Lawyers has advised claimants and respondents on disputed claims ranging from $100,000 to in excess of $10 million.

Major construction projects

Batch Mewing Lawyers advises on, negotiates and drafts all forms of construction contracts for major construction projects.

Dispute resolution strategies

Batch Mewing Lawyers works with clients to develop claim or defence strategies.

Construction litigation and arbitration

Batch Mewing Lawyers put clients at ease by helping them understand the whole process.

Construction joint ventures

Batch Mewing Lawyers advises on joint venture agreements for major projects.

Subcontractors’ Charges Act

Batch Mewing Lawyers regularly advises contractors and principals who receive forms issued under the SCA.

Testimonials

Batch Mewing Lawyers are our trusted advisers for all legal matters that arise on our construction projects. They combine good technical knowledge with lateral thinking and good judgment. They understand our business and give us the clear and prompt advice we need in order to make the best commercial and tactical decisions.

Managing Director of leading private property developer with over 60 years industry experience and a successful portfolio of retail, commercial, industrial and residential assets

You always want to have Batch Mewing in your corner. The firm has a pragmatic approach to our legal requirements which uniquely balances excellent service with an acute commercial focus.
Batch Mewing’s assistance in a recent matter enabled the speedy return of an overdue contract security amount which otherwise would have been tied up in a lengthy dispute process.
As a growing business efficient and rapid issue resolution is an essential ingredient to success. Batch Mewing implicitly understand this and deliver upon it time after time.

Owner and managing director of leading private ($50m annual turnover) commercial contractor

Batch Mewing successfully defended a major BCIPA claim earlier this year. We have since made a strategic decision to have them review contracts as part of our business process.
Batch Mewing assist us with complex commercial negotiations, informal dispute planning and communications and commercial documentation preparation across a range of medium to large scale residential, retail and commercial projects.
Batch Mewing are my law firm of choice for dealing with construction related commercial documentation preparation, disputes and negotiations.

Leading property and construction professional with over 30 years industry experience in the retail, commercial, and residential sectors

Batch Mewing’s work is always meticulous. Their attention to detail on our case allowed us to get to a point of settlement which meant we could secure the viability of the construction project.

CEO of the property services and contracting division of leading ASX300 public company

What I liked about Batch Mewing is they discussed all our commercial options. We had to make the hard decision to take legal action against a client which is never easy. The firm helped weigh up the pros and cons and delivered a strategy which actually meant we could keep the client while also retrieving the monies owed.

General manager national manufacturing company

Batch Mewing Lawyers are our trusted advisers for all legal matters that arise on our construction projects. They combine good technical knowledge with lateral thinking and good judgment. They understand our business and give us the clear and prompt advice we need in order to make the best commercial and tactical decisions.

Managing Director of leading private property developer with over 60 years industry experience and a successful portfolio of retail, commercial, industrial and residential assets

Our Team

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Andrew Mewing

Principal and Co-Founder

Michael Batch

Principal and Co-Founder

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